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Turkey air base access “too little, too late”

In an unprecedented move in the battle to contain an Islamic State insurgency in Northern Iraq and Syria, Turkey has finally approved a deal that will allow the United States to launch airstrikes from a key military base in the southern part of the country. The decision represents a major[…]

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Islamic State captures key Syrian air base

Fighters from the Islamic State group have taken over an airbase in northeast Syria, capturing it from government forces after fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring group and state media have said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a London-based rights group, said at least 346[…]

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